The 5 best "Elf" movie quotes capture the funniest, most memorable moments of the film. They reflect the playful script and overall enjoyable movie. These quotes are perfect to remember from the movie "Elf."
- "Buddy the Elf, what's your favorite color?" This is how Buddy greets the unknown caller on his father's phone. A completely unexpected and ridiculous way to answer the phone, Buddy surprises the audience with this comical answer. This quote shows his true social awkwardness as he lived in a world of childhood and Christmas.
- "I just like to smile. Smiling's my favorite." While working at a toy store, Buddy's manager is confused at his awkward smile–this quote is how Buddy answers his manager. This odd answer shows Buddy's utter fascination with childish behavior and enthusiasm. This quote is one of the best "Elf" movie quotes because Buddy's eccentric happiness is a stark contrast to reality.
"Have you seen these toilets? They're GINORMOUS!" Used to a small elf world, Buddy reacts oddly to normal-sized toilets. His quirky, youthful word choice and expressive exclamations show through in this quote. The sheer awkward joyfulness of this quote makes this one of the five best from "Elf."
- "SANTA! OH MY GOD! SANTA'S COMING! I KNOW HIM! I KNOW HIM!" When Buddy's boss tells the store that Santa is coming, Buddy shows bizarre excitement to hear Santa is coming. He is clearly in another world, expressing glee that he "knows" Santa. He is overly enthusiastic to hear that Santa is coming, especially for a fully grown adult.
- "I thought maybe we could make gingerbread houses and eat cookie dough and go ice skating and maybe even hold hands." Buddy shares a strange list of things he'd like to do with his father. Buddy's list would be more understandable if he was five, but as an adult, his requests are more than awkward. It is weird and humorous to hear this best "Elf" movie quote.